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Le fils prodigue [and] Sonatine

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Title
Le fils prodigue [and] Sonatine
Additional title: Prodigal son (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Additional title: Sonatine (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Names
Piletta, Georges, 1945- (Dancer)
Thesmar, Ghislaine (Dancer)
Verdy, Violette, 1933- (Dancer)
Bonnefoux, Jean-Pierre (Dancer)
Balanchine, George (Choreographer)
Bernard, Jacques (Director)
Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891-1953 (Composer)
Rouault, Georges, 1871-1958 (Designer)
Ravel, Maurice, 1875-1937 (Composer)
Opéra de Paris. Ballet (Printer)
Collection

New York City Ballet Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1975 - 1977
Table of Contents
CONTENTS: Le fils prodigue (approx. 41 min.). Choreography: staged by John Taras. Music: Sergei Prokofiev. Scenery/costumes: Georges Rouault. Perf. by members of the Paris Opéra Ballet: Georges Piletta (the prodigal son), Ghislaine Thesmar (the siren), and others. -- Sonatine (approx. 11 min.). Music: Maurice Ravel. Perf. by Violette Verdy and Jean-Pierre Bonnefous, guest artists from the New York City Ballet.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8599
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3544 (former)
Genres
Filmed dance
Notes
Content: Compilation of two ballets recorded at the Paris Opéra. [Video] director: Jacques Bernard. Le fils prodigue recorded on March 23, 1977. Sonatine recorded at a Soirée de ballets en hommage à Ravel, probably on December 14, 1975.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: George Balanchine.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 4 videocassettes (U-matic) (56 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
French
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY936023960-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12174767
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cb683a80-90be-0135-393d-7f1fd4f6dd3a
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1975: Created (Approximate)
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Dorot Jewish Division, The New York Public Library. "Le fils prodigue [and] Sonatine" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1975 - 1977. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/0fff9ceb-ab8e-446e-a34c-6bf4cfc417ea

Chicago/Turabian Format

Dorot Jewish Division, The New York Public Library. "Le fils prodigue [and] Sonatine" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 12, 2017. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/0fff9ceb-ab8e-446e-a34c-6bf4cfc417ea

APA Format

Dorot Jewish Division, The New York Public Library. (1975 - 1977). Le fils prodigue [and] Sonatine Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/0fff9ceb-ab8e-446e-a34c-6bf4cfc417ea

Wikipedia Citation

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Le fils prodigue [and] Sonatine